How to Lay a Brick Paver Walkway – This Old House

In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to lay a beautiful and long-lasting pathway. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Shopping List for How to Lay a Brick Paver Walkway:
– ¾-inch crushed stone mixed with stone dust (a.k.a.: pack)
– sand
– concrete pavers
– mason’s line
– 3-foot-tall wooden stake
– two ¾-inch-diameter x 10-foot-long galvanized metal pipes
– plastic edging

Tools for How to Lay a Brick Paver Walkway:
– wheelbarrow
– shovel
– garden rake
– plate compactor
– hand tamper
– circular saw with diamond-impregnated blade, for cutting concrete pavers
– laser level
– 3-pound sledgehammer
– push broom
– long, straight 2×4, used as a screed to level sand layer

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